Alberta Lucille Small

September 14, 1919 - April 06, 2013

Alberta Lucille Small

September 14, 1919 - April 06, 2013


Alberta Lucille Small (Hawley), 93, a long-time resident of Whatcom County, passed away peacefully April 6, 2013 surrounded by her loving family. Mom enjoyed many crafts, camping, cooking big dinners for family and friends. She was a member of Lynden Pioneer Museum, the North Bellingham Grange, and a cook for the ClamDiggers Association, County Cousins and the YMCA. She loved to cook and owned Smalls Cafe for 8 years. Her husband Marvin preceded her in death in July, 2009.

She is survived by her son Lenny Small (Jeanne) of Bellingham, Bob Small (Vivian) of Ferndale, Sally Jones (George) of Ferndale, and Bliss Small (Felicia) also of Ferndale, twelve grandchildren, 181/2 great-grandchildren, 7 great-great grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces, as well as friend Frieda Brester and many other beautiful friends. The family wishes to thank Hospice House for their loving care.

Farewell Tribute Information

A graveside service will be held Friday April 12th at 1:30 at Woodlawn Cemetery followed by a Celebration of Life at Good News Fellowship 1252 W Axton Rd. Donations Information

In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations to be made to Hospice House of Whatcom County.

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13 responses to Alberta Lucille Small

  1. Jim and I, Bonnie, just loved Alberta so much. She was a cousin to Jim. We met every Friday night at Sally’s for potluck. We all had such fun. We will miss Alberta so very much. God Bless all her family. We will be home soon from Az. She was beautiful and

  2. I have known Marvin and Alberta literally all my life. She was such a wonderful, caring and funny lady! I’m sure she is leaving quite a legacy when I see how many family members she had! I was thinking about her just this last Saturday and wondering how she was…now I know she is home in the loving arms of our Saviour! God bless you all during your time of loss!

  3. I remember coming down every summer when we lived in California me and my sister Sheryl I always enjoyed staying at Grandpa’s and Grandma’s Smalls and picking berries it would earn me money to get my first car you will be truly missed Grandma and all the things you taught me I love you and always will. You will always be in my heart forever and always .glad you’re home with Grandpa

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